[NEWS] British Retailers Target Modern Slavery in Concerted Bid to Tackle SDGs

超過25家領先的公司,包括Aldi,Boots,John Lewis,Lidl,M&S,Sainsbury’s和WHSmith等家喻戶曉的公司已經作出一系列承諾,以應對未來幾十年來一些最大的全球性挑戰。 目標包括減少溫室氣體排放,砍伐森林和廢物的集體行動;支持所有人進入和就業;並領導消除現代奴隸制度。 BRC可持續發展主管彼得安德魯斯說:“我們通過與零售商和外部利益相關者進行討論,確定了零售行業影響最大的五個可持續發展目標,其中包括:可持續發展目標8(體面勞動和經濟增長);可持續發展目標10(減少的不平等);可持續發展目標11(可持續城市和社區);可持續發展目標12(負責任的消費和生產)和可持續發展目標13(氣候行動)。 More than 25 leading companies, including such household names as Aldi, Boots, John Lewis, Lidl, M&S, Sainsbury’s and WHSmith, have made a series of pledges to tackle some of the biggest global challenges of the coming decades. Targets include collective action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation and waste; to support Continue reading [NEWS] British Retailers Target Modern Slavery in Concerted Bid to Tackle SDGs

[NEWS] Social Justice Ireland Reports on Ireland’s SDG Progress

愛爾蘭社會法官的一份報告發現,在可持續發展目標指標上,愛爾蘭在15個類似的歐洲國家中排名第11。該報告提醒說,愛爾蘭在可持續發展目標5,7,10,12,13,15和17方面落後。愛爾蘭在可持續發展目標3,4和6方面表現良好。 A report by Social Justice Ireland finds that Ireland ranks 11th out of 15 similar European countries on SDG indicators. The report cautions that Ireland is lagging behind on SDGs 5, 7, 10, 12, 13, 15 and 17. Ireland performed well on SDGs 3, 4 and 6. Read full article  

[NEWS] WSIS Forum Highlights Critical Role of Information Technologies in Advancing SDGs

在World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)論壇開幕式期間,聯合國秘書長António Guterres說,“連接未連接的(connecting the unconnected) ”對於實現“2030年可持續發展議程”,分享信息和給予所有人發言權至關重要。 論壇展示了信息社會世界峰會和可持續發展目標進程如何在實施層面保持一致,以及如何加強這種協調。 信息社會世界峰會獎(WSIS Prizes)在實施以發展為導向的戰略方面取得了成功,這些戰略利用信息通信技術的力量支持可持續發展目標。 During the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum opening ceremony, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said: “connecting the unconnected” is crucial for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and for sharing information and giving all people a voice. The Continue reading [NEWS] WSIS Forum Highlights Critical Role of Information Technologies in Advancing SDGs

Clinics under the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong

This data shows the location of the Clinics under the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong. It is a subset of the geo-referenced public facility data made available by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The source data is in CSV format and processed and converted to Esri File Geodatabase format. This data can be used Continue reading Clinics under the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong

Higher Education Institutions in Hong Kong

This layer shows the location of the Higher Education Institutions in Hong Kong. It is a subset of the geo-referenced public facility data made available by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the “Government”) under the “Data Download” function at http://www.map.gov.hk (“GeoInfo Map”). The source data is converted to Esri File Geodatabase format for Continue reading Higher Education Institutions in Hong Kong

Immigration Branch Offices in Hong Kong

This layer shows the location of the Immigration Branch Offices in Hong Kong. It is a subset of the geo-referenced public facility data made available by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the “Government”) under the “Data Download” function at http://www.map.gov.hk (“GeoInfo Map”) and converted to Esri File Geodatabase format. With this data, users can Continue reading Immigration Branch Offices in Hong Kong

Government Secondary Schools in Hong Kong

This layer shows the location of the Government Secondary Schools in Hong Kong. It is a subset of the geo-referenced public facility data made available by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and converted to Esri File Geodatabase format. This data can be used to search location of government secondary schools in Hong Kong to Continue reading Government Secondary Schools in Hong Kong

Clinics under the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong

This layer shows the location of the Clinics under the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong and converted to Esri File Geodatabase format. This data can be used to search location of clinics under the hospital authority in Hong Kong. Users can analyze the usage of Clinics under the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong to solve the Continue reading Clinics under the Hospital Authority in Hong Kong

SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

This goal is the international community which has made significant strides towards lifting people out of poverty. The most vulnerable nations, the least developed countries, the landlocked developing countries and the small island developing states which continue to make inroads into poverty reduction. However, inequality still persists and large disparities remain in access to health Continue reading SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities